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The Media unit provides the community with updates on events, achievements and new initiatives within the department and in preschools, primary and secondary schools.

Contacting the media unit

All media enquiries regarding public education and child care should be directed to the Department for Education Media Hotline on (08) 8226 7990. This line is attended at all times for media enquiries. Media may also send requests through to Education.mediaunit [at] sa.gov.au

Latest news

School closures

28 November 2018

Industrial action on the morning of Thursday 29 November 2018 will affect a number of government schools and preschools.

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Funding boost for music education

27 November 2018

More SA students will have access to music education following the announcement of the new Music Education strategy.

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School and preschool strike update

26 November 2018

The Australian Education Union’s South Australian branch today confirmed its intention to take strike action this Thursday morning (29 November).

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Entrepreneurial schools announced

19 November 2018

Five schools have been selected to be the state's first specialist entrepreneurial schools.

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Students awarded for achievements

26 October 2018

Students across the state have been recognised for their outstanding achievements as part of Children's Week celebrations.

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SA education award winners revealed

12 October 2018

SA public educators have been recognised for their outstanding work at the annual SA Public Education Awards.

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More options for SAASTA students

2 October 2018

SAASTA will be expanding their subject selection for VET courses in 2019.

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Wellbeing popular amongst girls

25 September 2018

A wellbeing program at Aberfoyle Park High School is positively influencing the learning outcomes of a group of girls.

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PEACE packs address bullying

21 September 2018

Primary schools across SA have been trialling a new approach to tackle bullying.

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Clontarf to trial academies

15 August 2018

Four football academies for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander boys will be trialled in SA public schools from next year.

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